I thought this was going to be about sex. My daughter’s teachers provided us with Deborah Roffman’s book Talk to Me First, to give us insight into how to talk to our kids about sex. Roffman’s book about “becoming your kids’ ‘go-to’ person about sex” is so much more. It’s a spot-on framework for parenting … More How to Nurture and Educate Children Using Roffman’s 5 Core Needs
Parenting is one of the biggest challenges we face, and I struggle with the balance of being a loving, nurturing, understanding Mom, and putting my foot down without losing my shit. So I’ve been reading a lot of parenting books, and there is so much overlap in concepts but I need the constant reminder … More Siblings Without Rivalry Overview
If you haven’t heard (me neither), arm-knitting is all the rage these days! Who needs knitting needles when you’ve got…your arms! I don’t know who comes up with this stuff, but whoever first invented knitting must have been a visual-spatial genius. Arm-knitting is basically the same technique but just using your arm, wrists, and hands. … More Arm-Knit Scarf Class at Michael’s in Timonium
Whether you like it or not, I don’t think the issue of violence in this country will evolve until we start working with the mindset that we should be taking care of each other and looking out for ppl other than just ourselves or our families. By this, I mean…making education, healthcare (mental health included), … More Thoughts After Las Vegas Massacre
Read about our family’s first camping experience at a state park in PA. … More Family Camping at Gifford Pinchot State Park, Pa.
I’ve been putting off this review/overview for a while because I feel like there is so much to talk about, and I needed to take the time to sit down, focus, and really do the concepts in this book justice. My husband loved this book so much he gifted a copy for each of his … More Carol Dweck’s Mindset: The New Psychology of Success
For my birthday, I chose a simple, fun, family activity because frankly, who wants to drag miserable kids around doing what interests you (like visiting castles for instance) and being disappointed because no one could have any fun? So we drove out to Inverness, picked up some pre-made sandwiches (which we can’t seem to find … More Whin Park, Inverness- Fun Family Day